Mark Pougatch is ITV’s lead football anchor, presenting live England matches and the Champions League. He combines this role with being BBC Radio 5 Live’s main sports anchor, having presented their flagship Saturday afternoon show, 5 Live Sport and Sports Report, since 2000. He also has his own show ‘ Football Today ’ on Monday’s on PLTV ( Premier League Television ) as well as live matches on a Monday evening. PLTV has a huge worldwide audience. Mark presents for BT Sports Score, Mark also hosts Channel 5’s live boxing programmes.
In 1991, Mark Pougatch began his career at GLR as a Sports and News presenter. In addition to this Mark also worked at LBC as a Sports Reporter. In 1992 Mark joined BBC Essex as their Sports Editor.
For BBC Radio Mark has been the main presenter for the past four Football World Cups, three European Championships, three Ashes tours in Australia, Olympics Games, Commonwealth Games, World Athletics Championships as well as a host of FA Cup Finals, Grand Nationals, Wimbledon tennis and the Six Nations Rugby. He’s also been privileged to commentate on Test Match Special.